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English & Hong Kong courts refuse to infer common law duty of care in mis-selling claims involving non-advisory contracts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • December 17 2013

An English Court of Appeal case heard recently confirmed that the English courts will be unwilling to infer a common law duty into non-advisory

Bitcoin - big bounce back - part six

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 22 2014

The nature and prospects of "virtual currencies", and Bitcoin in particular, have been keenly debated. In early December 2013, Chinese government

International regulatory update

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, France, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, United Kingdom
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  • August 6 2012

The EBA, EIOPA and ESMA have published a press release confirming that the deadline for the submission of the joint regulatory technical standards covering risk mitigation techniques for OTC derivatives not cleared by central counterparties (CCPs) under the regulation on OTC derivatives and market infrastructures will be postponed

International regulatory update 3-7 October 2011

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union, Hong Kong, Italy, Qatar, United Kingdom
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  • October 10 2011

The Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB) has published an updated version of its frequently asked questions on CONSOB resolution No. 17902 on restrictive measures on net short positions, as extended by resolution No. 17951

Enforcement of sovereign debt - a familiar but very different story

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Argentina, European Union, Greece, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • October 10 2011

If, as some fear, the current European sovereign debt crisis does come to a tragic conclusion then one of the many issues the resulting chaos may potentially throw-up is the ability of investors to enforce or attempt to enforce debt securities which have been issued by a defaulting sovereign state

International regulatory update

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Belgium, European Union, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 4 2011

The FSA has published a document setting out its initial thinking on how the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which is expected to be established by end-2012, will approach the delivery of its objectives

International Regulatory Update 23-27 September 2013

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Germany, Global, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 1 2013

The UK government has launched a legal challenge with the European Courts of Justice (ECJ) on the remuneration provisions under the Capital

International regulatory update 24 28 February 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 3 2014

EU Parliament and Council negotiators have reached an agreement on the proposed directive amending Directive 200965EC on the coordination of laws

Bitcoin - turbulent waters - part seven

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 4 2014

"Virtual currencies", and bitcoin in particular, continued to attract a lot of attention. The sudden demise of Mt. Gox (Japan), one of the largest

This week in securities litigation (week ending October 26, 2012)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 26 2012

The focus this week was on white collar criminal securities cases